Audible vs Audiobooks.com


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Audible
Download digital audiobooks online and listen on your iPhone, Android or mp3 player. 150000+ downloadable Audible audiobooks by best-selling authors. Owned by Amazon
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Audiobooks.com
Download or stream audiobooks on your smartphone or tablet with our free apps for iOS and Android. We've introduced patent-pending technology that allows our members to listen in a whole new way. Start a book on your smartphone, pick up where you left off on your laptop and even fall asleep while listening on your tablet - we'll never let you lose your place. With more than 1,000,000 downloads and counting, we know you'll love it.

Latest news about Audible and Audiobooks.com:



12.12.17. Kindle gets Audible audiobooks support. The entry level 8th generation Kindle and first generation Amazon Kindle Oasis both received firmware updates that allow users to purchase and listen to Audible audiobooks with bluetooth headphones. There is a new feature when are you browsing the Kindle bookstore to switch over to Audible and there is a series of images hyping up the new bookstore. If you are an Audible subscriber, any audiobook that you used your monthly credits on are automatically synced into your Kindle’s library. The built in audiobook player is robust. You can skip forward or ahead fifteen seconds or change the pitch level. While listening to an audiobook, the Oasis displays how much time is left in a chapter and has software driven volume button. There is a bluetooth notification on the bottom of the screen that tells you what device you have paired the Oasis with, or instructs you how to connect a pair of headphones or a wireless speaker.



02.11.17. Audible launched new unlimited subscription service Romance . Audible Romance is a new unlimited subscription program that gives users access to thousands of audiobook titles. Listeners will be able to instantly see a romance title’s level of steaminess. It gives listeners access to 41 micro-categories and 131 story and character tropes that will allow listeners to explore deep into the catalog in fun ways and discover the romance titles that most appeal to their interests. Each micro-category will have its own browse page, and listeners can enjoy audio samples from each title included before diving into the full story. Audible Romance costs $6.95 per month as an add-on to an Audible membership. The price is $14.95 per month as a standalone service.



16.02.17. Audiobooks.com now allows to listen to audiobooks on Apple Watch and Android Wear. Audiobooks.com that offers streaming capabilities on tvOS, Sonos, CarPlay, Android Auto, and select infotainment systems in GM, Land Rover and Jaguar, has just introduced full support for the Apple iWatch and Android Wear 2.0 smartwatches. Smartwatch users can now launch the Audiobooks.com app from their smartwatch, browse and listen to any audiobook in their My Books library, access controls for play, pause, forward, rewind and volume. This announcement follows the recent Wear 2.0 version update for Android, with which Audiobooks.com is fully compatible. Audiobooks.com users who own wearable technology can start listening immediately, no action required.



21.01.17. Audiobooks.com is now available on Sonos home sound systems. Audiobooks.com announced its immediate availability on Sonos worldwide. Audiobooks.com subscribers can listen to their content of choice through Sonos speakers, offering high-quality sound in every room of their homes. To stream Audiobooks.com on Sonos, customers simply select Add Music Services from any Sonos controller app, scroll down to the Audiobooks.com icon, and login. This collaboration with Sonos is in addition to Audiobooks.com’s availability on Android Auto, CarPlay, tvOS, and select GM, Jaguar and Land Rover infotainment systems.



16.05.16. You can now give Audiobooks to your friends via Audible. Audible has just unveiled a new gifting feature that will allow you to share a single audiobook with your friends. Each recipient gets his or her first title through for free, and Audible will pay authors, actors and other rights holders the equivalent value of the title. If you are an Audible member and have purchased an audio title you can instantly send this book to your friends via e-mail, text, Facebook Messenger or WhatsApp, using their iOS, Android and Windows 10 devices. If your friend is not a member of Audible, all they need to do is sign up for free account and they can listen to the one you shared with them.



29.03.16. Audible Clips allows to share audiobook passages. Audible opened a new program called Clips. It allows you to share 45-second clips of whatever you’re listening to and works everywhere from Facebook to SMS. Listeners love talking about books, authors, and narrators they are passionate about, and Clips makes it easier for our customers to start meaningful conversations with their friends and family directly from their audiobook whenever inspiration strikes. Clips can be shared across multiple destinations including Facebook, Twitter, SMS, e-mail, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and more. The authors and narrators can use this tool to raise awareness of their audiobooks.